Outline

A Commis Chef is the most common starting position in many kitchens, and is the junior culinary role. A Commis Chef prepares food and carries out basic cooking tasks under the supervision of a more senior Chef. The primary objective of the Commis Chef is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen, taking the opportunity to experience, consider and value each section, with a view to choosing an area where they feel most inspired.The learning journey of any Chef will vary considerably from one individual to the next, however, it is necessary to understand and have experience in the basics that this role provides in order to progress to any future Senior Chef role.

Assessment

The on-programme learning is delivered via knowledge and skills sessions during the college day release programme. The college also utilises the British Institute of Innkeeping Awarding Body Quality Assured Delivery and Assessment Preparation (BIIAB QADAP) to record the on-programme learning and development. Apprentices will produce a portfolio of evidence including questions and answers, professional discussions, holistic observations and a log of dishes prepared.

Mandatory Qualifications

  • BIIAB QADAP – Commis Chef
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English (unless previously achieved)
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths (unless previously achieved)
  • End Point Assessment

The apprentices end point assessment will incude:

  • A recipe log of the dishes produced
  • A multiple choice test
  • A three hour practical observation in the workplace
  • A two hour culinary challenge
  • A professional discussion

Entry Requirements

  • A minimun of Level 1 English and maths is required.
  • Apprentices must be in suitable employment have the opportunity to develop all required knowledge, skills and behaviours aligned to this apprenticeship standard.

Fees

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Eligibility depends on both the course you have chosen to study and your individual circumstances.

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Commis Chef Level 2 (Apprenticeship Standards)

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Frontier House

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Academic Yr

21/22

Fee

£

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Commis Chef Level 2 (Apprenticeship Standards)

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Frontier House

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Academic Yr

22/23

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£

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Commis Chef Level 2 (Apprenticeship Standards)

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Frontier House

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Academic Yr

23/24

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£

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Commis Chef Level 2 (Apprenticeship Standards)

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Frontier House

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Academic Yr

24/25

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£

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